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Problem with Internet Explorer 7

I just upgraded to IE 7 and now every time I open the program it takes me to a screen for customizing my settings. When I click to save my settings it says that saving my settings failed. My question is how do I get rid of this screen and just have IE load my homepage?

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I'll just be honest.

In reply to: Problem with Internet Explorer 7

If you want to save some troubles have you ever tried considering Firefox?

And by your question... I would go in the settings and restore IE7 to the defaults (erasing everything and making it to the same as when you got your computer)

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Restoring would be the best bet

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The computer I upgraded to IE7 was a work computer so chagning the browser isn't really an option. Which settings would I access to restore it to the default browser?

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Restoring to defaults

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Tools > Internet Options > Advanced tab


Click on reset @ the bottom

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Uninstall IE7 via Control Panel.

In reply to: Restoring would be the best bet

You'll run IE6 again.

Kees

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